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Thursday, June 20


Emerging Professionals Event
Calling all Emerging Professionals!!—Register Now For The Luminaire Design Challenge

Be a part of the First EP Event at the IES Maritime Conference!

When: Thursday, June 20 from 9:00am – 5:00pm/Judging June 11
Where: Graybar,  260 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1V9
Who Can Attend: Emerging Professionals (5 years or less in Lighting Industry or post-secondary students)
Cost: $150 (includes full conference registration, $325 value!)
Deadline for conference registration is May 14 but register now as space is limited for the EP Event!

Thursday June 20, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm
Graybar Dartmouth 260 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, NS B3B 1V9


Wine and Cheese Reception
Please join us in the Bluenose Room for a Wine & Cheese Reception

Thursday June 20, 2019 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hotel Halifax
Friday, June 21


District #1 Meeting
The District #1 Meeting will be held in the Empress Boardroom. Coffee/Tea will be provided.

Friday June 21, 2019 7:30am - 8:30am
Hotel Halifax


Technical Sessions 1 - 8
Session 1
Emerging Professionals – Fixture Presentation - (45 minutes)
The EP’s will be presenting their fixture creations utilizing today’s leading-edge technology and incorporating new features and benefits to maximize efficiencies.  

Session 2
IES News– (45 minutes)
Lance Bennett – The State of the IES Towards 2020
Lance Bennett – Vice President Specification, International and National Accounts, Vice President IES, will present an update on the behind the scenes activities that are geared to deliver the best value for membership in the IES.

Tom Butters – IES Educational Update
Tom Butters, LC IES Director of Education, will detail the many new educational programs developed at the IES and take questions from the attendees.

Friday June 21, 2019 8:30am - 4:30pm
Hotel Halifax


Companions - Meet in Hotel Lobby
Meet in the Lobby of Hotel Halifax to depart for the Day's Activities

Friday June 21, 2019 10:00am - 10:30am
Hotel Halifax



Companions - Lunch Downtown
Friday June 21, 2019 12:00pm - 1:15pm


Companions - Island Hopper Halifax Tour
Friday June 21, 2019 1:45pm - 3:30pm
Harbour Hopper Tours 5050 Salter St, Halifax, NS


President's Banquet
Friday June 21, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Hotel Halifax
Saturday, June 22


Technical Sessions 9 - 12
Saturday June 22, 2019 8:30am - 12:00pm
Hotel Halifax


Companions - Meet in Hotel Lobby
Meet in the Lobby of Hotel Halifax to depart for the Day's Activities

Saturday June 22, 2019 9:00am - 9:30am
Hotel Halifax


Companions - Halifax Seaport Market Tour
Saturday June 22, 2019 9:30am - 11:30am
Halifax Seaport Market 1209 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS B3H 4P8


Free Time/Other Planned Event
Saturday June 22, 2019 1:00pm - 6:30pm


All You Can Eat Lobster Party
Saturday June 22, 2019 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Hotel Halifax